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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.