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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.