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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.