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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.