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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.