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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home