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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist