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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.

Idioms:

  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up