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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.