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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.