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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.