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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.