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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.