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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )