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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )