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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )