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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • 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.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.