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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.