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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )