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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.