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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.