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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.