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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.