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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg