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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.