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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush