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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.