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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.