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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

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
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.