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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.