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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?