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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.