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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.

Idioms:

  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )