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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.