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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.