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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.