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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.