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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.