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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.