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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.