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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.