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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.