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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.