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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.