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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )