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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.