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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )