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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story