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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.