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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Attend to ( মনোযোগ দেওয়া ) Attend to your lesson.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )