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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.