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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )