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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.