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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.