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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.