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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.