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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.