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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.