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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.