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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )