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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush