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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )