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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.