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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up