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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )