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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.