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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )