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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.