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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )