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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.