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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.