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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.