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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )