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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush