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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.