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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.