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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.