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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.