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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )