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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.