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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.