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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.