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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.