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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.