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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel