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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.