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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.