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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.