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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.