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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.