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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.