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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.