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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.