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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.