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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.