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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.