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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.