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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.