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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.