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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.