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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.