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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home