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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.