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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.