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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Enter into ( প্রবেশ করা ) He entered into the room.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.