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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.