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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.