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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist