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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )