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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.