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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.