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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.