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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.