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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )