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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.