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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.