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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • 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.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.