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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.