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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )