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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.