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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.