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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.