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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.