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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.