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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family