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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.