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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )