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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.