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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.