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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.