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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Responsible to ( দায়ী (প্রাধিকার) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.