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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • 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.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.