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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.