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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.