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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.