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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.