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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.