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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.