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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.