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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.