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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.