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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.