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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide