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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.