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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.