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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.