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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.