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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )