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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )