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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel