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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.