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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.