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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.