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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.