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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.