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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.