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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.