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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.

Idioms:

  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.