"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.