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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.