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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • 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.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.