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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )