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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )