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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.