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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.