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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.