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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )