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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.