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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.