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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.