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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home