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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family