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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.