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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.