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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.