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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.