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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather