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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • 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
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist