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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush