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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.