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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.