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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.