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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )