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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )