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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.