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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.