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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • 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.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.