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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.