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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.