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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.