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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.