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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )