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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.