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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )