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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.