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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.