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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.