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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.