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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.