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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.