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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.