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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.