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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.