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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.