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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • 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.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.