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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.