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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.