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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.