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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.