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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.