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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )