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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.