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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.