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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.