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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.