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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.