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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.