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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.