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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.