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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.