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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.