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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.