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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )