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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.