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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.