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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.