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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )