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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.