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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.