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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.