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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.