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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.