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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.