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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.