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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.