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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.