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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )