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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story