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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.