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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.