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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.