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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.