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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel