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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.