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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.