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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.