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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.