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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.