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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.