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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.