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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )