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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.