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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.