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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.