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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )