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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.