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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.