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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist