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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.