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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.