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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.