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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.