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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.