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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.