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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )