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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.