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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )