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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • 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.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )