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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.