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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.