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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.