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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather