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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.