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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.