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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.