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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.