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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.