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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • 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.