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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )