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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.