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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.