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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.

Idioms:

  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.