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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.