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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.