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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.