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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.