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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )