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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.