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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )