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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )