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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )