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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.