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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.