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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel