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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.