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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.