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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.