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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.