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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.