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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.