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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.