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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.