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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.