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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.