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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )