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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Agree with ( একমত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I agree with you on this point
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.