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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.