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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush