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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.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.

Idioms:

  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.