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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.