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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.