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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.