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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.