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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?