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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.