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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.