"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.