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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.