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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )