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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )