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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.