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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.