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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.