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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.