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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.