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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.