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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.