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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.