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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.