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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.