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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.