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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.