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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.