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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?