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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.