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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.