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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.