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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.