"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )