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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.