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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.