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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.