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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.