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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.