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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )