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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.