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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.