"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.