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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.