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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.