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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.