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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • 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.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.