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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.

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.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.