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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush