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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.