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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.