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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.