"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist