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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.