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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.