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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.