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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.