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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.