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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.