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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist