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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Partiality for ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He has no Partiality for his son.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.