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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.