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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.