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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.