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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.