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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.