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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.