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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.