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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.