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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.