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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Enter into ( প্রবেশ করা ) He entered into the room.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.