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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.