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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.