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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.