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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.