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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )