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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.