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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.