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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.