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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.