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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.