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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush