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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.