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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.