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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.