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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.