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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.