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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.