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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )