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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )