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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.