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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.