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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )