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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )