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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.