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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.