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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.