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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.