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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.