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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )