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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.