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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.