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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.