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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.