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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )