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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.