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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.