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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.