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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.