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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.