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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.