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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.