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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.