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Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.