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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • 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.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.