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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.