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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )