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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )