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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.