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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.