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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.