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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.