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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.