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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.