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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.