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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.