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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.