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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.