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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.