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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.