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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.