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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.