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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.