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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.