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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.