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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.