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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.