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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel