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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.