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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.