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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.