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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family