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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.