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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • 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.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.