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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.