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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Escape from ( পলায়ন করা ) The prisoner escaped from the jail.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.