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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly