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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.