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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.