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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.