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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )