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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.