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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.