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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.