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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.