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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.