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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.