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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.