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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.