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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.