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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.