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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.