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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.