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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.