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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.