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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.