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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.