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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.