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Appropriate Preposition:

  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • From A to Z ( প্রথম হইতে শেষ পয্র্ন্ত ) The statement is true from A to Z.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )