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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )