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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )