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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.