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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.