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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.