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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.