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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.