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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.