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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.