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Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.