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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.