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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.