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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush