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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.