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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.