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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.