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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )