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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )