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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )