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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )