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

  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.