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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.