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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.