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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.