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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.