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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.