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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.