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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.