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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.