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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.