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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.