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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.