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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.