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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • 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.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.