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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.