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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )