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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • 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.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.