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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.